High School Sports

  • Lady Eagles ready to make final push

     HEBRON ESTATES – With four straight 23rd District titles and reaching the semifinals of the Sixth Region Tournament each of the past two seasons, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles have certainly become an elite program.

    Now, head coach Dave Marion and an experienced group led by Bellarmine signee Katie Downey are looking to take that final step and challenge for a regional title.The Lady Eagles are seeking to break into the upper echelon of Sixth Region powers that has in the past been limited to Mercy, Butler and Bullitt East.

  • Eagles will be taller and deeper this season

     HEBRON ESTATES – In Korey Craddock’s first season at the helm, the North Bullitt Eagles had a winning record, got to the championship game of the 24th District Tournament and then got to play in the Sixth Region Tournament before a huge crowd at Bullitt East.

    The baseline was good, including a 16-12 record that included the title of a holiday tournament. Still, the Eagles did lose to Moore 63-62 in the district final before the 75-54 loss to Bullitt East to end the season in the Sixth Region Tournament quarter-finals.

  • BE softball players make early decisions for ‘17, ‘18

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A pair of Bullitt East softball standouts recently decided to end the recruiting runaround and committed to NCAA Division I programs long before the start of their senior seasons.

    Lady Charger pitcher Taylor Roby, who won’t graduate until 2018 and can’t sign an NCAA letter-of-intent until the fall of 2017, has decided that her college destination will be the University of Louisville.

  • Fall signing period was hectic locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Five signings with NCAA Division I and II programs in the early signing period that ended last Wednesday.

    That speaks loudly for Bullitt County athletics and the strong athletes that the county is now producing. I can never remember five Bullitt Countians making it all official in one early signing period. That’s great.

    It was hectic, but hectic is good.

  • Wilson signs with USI

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Perhaps the state’s fastest baseball player, Bullitt East senior Garrett Wilson, didn’t take long to decide that following the Charger pipeline to Southern Indiana University was in his best interests.

    On Wednesday, Wilson capped the final day of the Fall Signing Period for NCAA Division I and II programs by putting his signature on a national letter-of-intent to play for head coach Tracy Archuleta and the Screaming Eagles.

  • Maros joins USI softball

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Speed kills and Bullitt East senior Shelby Maros has a lot of speed.

    That is what made her so special to Southern Indiana University softball coach Sue Kunkle.

    Last Monday, Maros cemented the relationship, signing an NCAA Division II national-letter-of-intent to play for the Lady Screaming Eagles starting in the fall of 2016.

    The decision didn’t seem that difficult to Maros.

  • Lady Chargers host Hooparama this weekend

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Fans can get an early look at some of the top players in the state this weekend as Bullitt East hosts its annual pre-season Hooparama.

    The event has 12 teams participating. The junior-varsity teams from each school will play for an hour in the new ‘small’ gym at the school while the varsity teams will scrimmage for two hours in the main gym.

    (The KHSAA allows schools two scrimmages before the season starts on Nov. 29 by each school with the workouts not to exceed three hours.)

  • Downey makes it official, signs with Bellarmine

     HEBRON ESTATES – Despite offers from a pair of Division I programs, North Bullitt senior Katie Downey took the offer from Bellarmine University, singing with the Lady Knights last week during the NCAA early signing period for basketball.

    Downey had committed to Bellarmine back during the summer.

    Over the past year, the high-scoring guard had a scholarship offer from Eastern Kentucky University as well as an offer from national power Louisville to be a walk-on.

  • BE’s Duvall to miss junior season with tumor on knee

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East basketball standout Lindsey Duvall, who recently committed to the University of Kentucky, will miss her junior season this winter after having a tumor removed from just below her left knee.

    Duvall had surgery on Thursday in Louisville and went home that day. The bone tumor was diagnosed as chondroblastoma, a very rare form of cancer.

  • NB’s Logan Wyatt signs with U of L baseball

      HEBRON ESTATES – It was a dream come true for North Bullitt senior Logan Wyatt on Wednesday as he signed his national letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Louisville.

    A long-time Cardinal fan, the decision came easy back last summer when Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell presented the big third baseman with a scholarship proposal. Wyatt pretty much accepted on the spot.